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for jobs these days, there are a couple of sectors hiring and even growing. science and technology, that as we've seen in our education nation series this week, american students are far behind their global competition in science and math. there is a push to reverse the trend and it starts by training future math and science teachers. our report from our education correspondent, rehema ellis. >> reporter: sherry lamb is studying science and learning how to teach it. >> chemistry and teaching is what i really, really enjoy. >> reporter: this college junior is part of "you teach" a program that helps the next generation be a group of math and science teachers. you have always been interested? they're offering free courses, and do field work at public schools as early as the next semester. after four years, they graduate with a bachelor's degree and teaching certificate. it is no coincidence that the focus is on math and science. >> years ago, if you had a strong back you could get a job. that doesn't exist anymore. >> reporter: the united states will need an estimated 230,000 math an
off the race to the top, let's hire 100,000 new math and science teachers who are actually trained in math and science. let's continue to focus on early childhood education, makes a big difference for kids who are particularly low income. part of the race to the top let's figure out what are the dropout factors out there. a couple thousand schools where we know they are really underperforming and let's transform those schools. >> in the state of the union you said i'm putting you on notices, colleges, if you don't reduce this tuition, you don't see your funding dropped. is there any evidence that they have done anything to changed? that they have listened to that threat? >> there are some schools that we have. the biggest problem that we have with tuition, especially at public universities, is state legislatures have been shifting priorities, and what we've said to state legislatures is you've got to do your part and prioritize this because how well your state does is going to depend on how good -- how well your work force is educated, but what we've also seen is schools starting t
. live claritin clear. my high school science teacher made me what i am today. our science teacher helped us build it. ♪ now i'm a geologist at chevron, and i get to help science teachers. it has four servo motors and a wireless microcontroller. over the last three years we've put nearly 100 million dollars into american education. that's thousands of kids learning to love science. ♪ isn't that cool? and that's pretty cool. ♪ am i don't know. anyool? medications? and that's pretty cool. last immunization shots? really? honey, what's my blood pressure medicine called? one time i took something and i blew up like a puffer fish. i'm probably allergic to that. at kaiser permanente, your medical information is available to you and your doctors. quickly. securely. no guesswork required. better information. better care. kaiserpermanente. thrive. >>> fade in -- los angeles county, california. garrett warren was gunned down, shot four times in his own home, but somehow survived. it fit his character really. a hollywood stuntman, martial artist and former fighter. not only did he survive, but
events in american history? >> and down the hall in the science classroom, the normally giggle-indeu giggle-inducing topic of human reproduction turns into a lesson of self control. >> even though there might be some funny stuff here, you know, being able to control the laughing and bringing it back is just as important as any other skill you might ever have in your life. >> self control which is often in really short supply in our society has been proven to be a marker for success later in life. psychologists famously proved that years ago in the hidden camera marshmallow test, one of which is shown here. kids are offered the temptation, the instant gratification of a marshmallow while they're promised seconds if they can just hold off from ringing the bell. >> if you can stay here and wait for me to come back without eating the marshmallow, then you get two marshmallows. >> the kids who were able to marshal their marshmallow self-control and hold out for seconds, would later score about 200 points higher on their s.a.t.s than the kids who gave in. it might just be a marshmall
. she says she was molested by a science teacher when she was 14 years old, then confided in that teacher on the screen, her p.e. teacher, she began stalking and sexually assaulting her. that teacher is serving an 8-year sentence. then another student was allegedly raped by the same science teacher in 1990, was brave enough to write to the school district detailing that abuse in 1994, even gave her name as her phone number and then she learned that letter was basically ignored. so she realized if the district had done the things it was supposed to when it learned of the prior incidents one of her attackers would not have been around when she attended the same school. >> that letter just broke my heart. i felt like first of all i felt really proud of whoever that girl is, then second of all i felt like what happened to me could have been stopped. and i want kids to feel like if they are unsafe that they say something that something will happen. >> the lawsuit alleges negligence, conspiracy to commit fraud and intentional infliction of emotional distress. this is a civil sui
to imagine what isn't and bringing be it into reality. so today we're looking at science fiction becoming tomorrow's reality. the self-driving car. >> reporter: like many technologies developed here in silicon valley, this one sll needs time to grow and answer questions like who gets the ticket if a self-driving car runs a red light. >> self-driving cars do not run red lights. >> reporter: and there you have it. something else to consider about the hype about the google glasses. sergey brin was wearing them there. maybe when you're being driven to work you can check your stock, facebook updates in front of you on your windshield. the possibilities are endless. >> can you sit in the car behind the steering wheel and it drives for you? >> you sit in the car behind the steering wheel. in fact the law at first says somebody does have to be there. but you don't have to steer. all the gps and technology involved puts the car on a path for you. >> fascinating. thank you, scott budman. >>> san jose police released surveillance videos of man robbing a bank. the man is seen wearing a baseball bat a
it of google, being able to imagine what isn't and bring it into reality. today we're looking at science fiction becoming tomorrow's reality. the self-driving car. >> reporter: like many technologies developed here in silicon valley this one still needs time to grow and answer questions like, who gets the ticket if a self-driving car runs a red light. >> self-driving cars do not run red lights. >> scott bud man, nbc bay area news. >> it is amazing. here's something else to consider. you may have noticed, sergei brynn right there wearing his newest gadget. they turn users into human surveillance cameras, of sorts. google could apply that same technology to produce windshields of the future, while you're being driven to work in that driverless car you can check stocks and weather on your windshield. >>> the company is making fewer of its s model sedans than planned. that means less money will be coming in and investors will be selling off their shares. >>> tonight trader joe's salmonella scare is expanding to more than just peanut butter. sunland is recalling dozens of peanut and almond pr
abuse by a science teacher at joaquin middle school. >> on this day in june, however, when we arrived at my house, he stopped the car, kissed me on the mouth and placed his hand on my chest and inside my shirt. >> reporter: kristen was raped and stalked by her p.e. teacher in the mid '90s, who is now serving an eight-year sentence for the crime. she claims she was also touched inappropriately by the same teacher mentioned in the letter. when kristen discovered the letter, she decided to file the civil suit against the district for not protecting her and other children. >> i read that letter the girl wrote and nothing happened. i'm sure she knows he went on to molest other kids and rape other kids and eventually he killed himself, and how much pain she must have felt from that. >> kristen is now married and an assistant swim coach at cal. she says coming forward publicly with her story of abuse is tough. but hopes it sends a message to the school district. >> i hope that it sends a message, especially to the kids at the school and other schools, that if something bad's happening to you
. that's thousands of kids learning to love science. isn't that cool? and that's pretty cool. ♪ >>> a bay area teacher out on bail, accused of having an inappropriate relationship with an underaged girl. good evening, everyone. >> concerned parents are looking for answers tonight hoping their child was not a victim. a popular teacher and coach in albany is accused of having that relationship with a former student. some parents are still supporting him. nbc bay area's cheryl hurd joins us with the details. cheryl? >> reporter: a lot of parents are supporting this teacher, i talked to one teacher who is suspicious. all of the parents here tonight say they want answers. about 100 parents packed the school library. all of them desperate for information about the arrest of james azaki. a sixth grade teacher and athletic coach at albany middle school. >> i think it's important for information to be available. for things to be transparent as much as possible. and i'm mainly concerned about the continuity of my child's education. >> no cameras were allowed inside, but reporters wer
. >> science, technology, engineering, art and math. >> hey, do you do "gangnam style." >> what does that mean? >> gangnam sfooil? >> psy. the horse dance. >> the horse dance. >> you got it. >> like that. >> there we go. >> oh, yeah. oh, yeah. ♪ >> almost as good as david gregory. >> you name, it elmo can do it. >> there we go. >> that was fantastic. >> let's talk about -- did you read the "new york times." >> yeah, "new york times." there's an article that the word really is overused. >> really? >> really. >> really. >> a whole article devoted to, that really? >> really. >> it used to be kind of like that's surprising, but now it's that snarky really? >> really. >> really. >> it has been overused. by the writers and shows to make that kind of funny turn. it has been a little overused. what are some other -- i'm actually thinking of like, you know, like. >> like, and, you know, i'm a complete offender. >> seriously. >> serious ly. >> really? >> what words are overused? >> elmo loves overusing love. >> oh. >> you can't overuse that word. >> you can't overuse it too much. >> and hug, too. >> o
't and bringing it to reality. so today we're looking at science fiction becoming tomorrow's reality. the self-driving car. >> reporter: but even before it gets the green light, a question was asked about tickets and running red lights. >> self-driving cars do not run red lights. >> reporter: and how about this? people are talking about google glass for eyeglasses, but what about for the windshield? imagine this, you're being driven to work and your stock quotes and facebook updates and all the data you need broadcast right there on the windshield in front of you. with a possible peek into the future in mountain view, i'm scott budman, nbc, bay area news. >> christopher butler, the private investigator who made a name for himself with the stable -- the one-time celebrity investigator will be spending eight years in prison for his part in orchestrating dirty arrests that led to a law enforcement scandal that rocked the east bay. live in oakland with new details. jodi? >> reporter: jessica, christopher butler's voice cracked we motion as he apologized to the community for the anxiety, fear, and
technologies, gtat, and gilead sciences. >> i'm going to say point blank, i'm going to give you why this is not a diversified portfolio. it's got too much high risk in terms of stocks. chipotle's is wild. only intel with a 4% yield is not spec. and gilead is a highly up and down crazy stock, that said, okay, you have an internet company, you've got a tech company, you've got a tech company that's very, very similar. keep intel. you have a biotech company and you have a food company. i need to see some diversified industrials. something like a ge in there would really help. and then i think we'll be in good shape. but please, cut the risk profile because a down 100 day, that portfolio is going to be down 5%. let's go to jimbo in michigan. >> thanks for taking my call. my five stocks are apple, aapl, intuitive surgical, isrg, pepsico, pep, johnson and johnson, jnj, disney, dis. am i diversified, jim? >> let's go to work here. for jimbo, which is what my sister nan always calls me. j and j, pharmaceutical, pepsi, disney, entertainment, intuitive surgical and apple is technology, you go
government president -- wow -- adam rotti who is studying political science. >> all right. are you ready? >> question one. >> yes. >> which of the following is not a college mascot? "a," the fighting pickle? "b" -- >> keep going. keep going. >> banana slug, the leafy sea dragons or the trolls? >> go. >> the leafy thing. >> the leafy sea dragon. university of georgia school of the arts. while the trolls are from trinity college. question two. in the climactic scene in the film "rudy," what football team is notre dame playing when rudy finally gets in the game? university of southern california? georgia tech? university of michigan? or "d," university of tennessee? >> get it right. >> come on, you're on your own. >> michigan. >> not university of michigan. what do you think? >> georgia tech? >> georgia tech. okay. next question. listen up. on the periodic table of elements, the symbols "k" and "h" each stand for what? is it -- >> oh, oh! >> tennessee. >> natural resources. >> helium, carbon and mercury, potassium and hydrogen or krypton and hydrogen? >> potassium and hydrogen. >> it's pota
science isn't my strong suit, myrna gives me a more physical task. >> i'm going to have you follow wes's lead here and he's going to show you what we're looking at as we're trying to make sure we've got everything, nothing is settling on the bottom of the vat. >> is that what brokit up into this? >> that's what makes it firmer. >> can i touch it? >> when you cut it and it's really, really mushy. the more they cure it the firmer it's going to get. >> oh, my gosh. my arm hurts. i swear this job is the best arm workout. >> hooping involves scooping curds into cheesecloth, and spring sprinkling salt and rolling it all together. it's fast, furious and heavy. >> put it over the top and put your hand here. >> we pack the curds into wheels and add more salt. >> it's like playing in sand. >> pretty much. >> it's a preservative, a flavoring and also a way of bringing the moisture level down in the cheese. >> am i doing it right? >> we're in one of the caves where the bleu cheese ages and it takes about six months. >> you can kind of see the bleu starting to grow on the outside. what's starting t
patterns. inned end, what steams me about the stack market science, is the false sense of security. as we got through the difficult month of september and now we are fine. that is really helpful. until it turns bad, here is the bottom line, the problem with these patterns is that they help until they don't. they give you comfort until there is no reason for it. my advice, ignore the calendar, do the homework. a broken stock clock, write twice a day. bill, here is bill. >> cramer from ohio the football hall-of-fame. >> number two belongs but he never made a super bowl so go ahead. >> talking about mpc a company that is poised to take advantage of opportunity crews. >> what do you think? >> i agree. i think it is a terrific situation. they he don't understand about the balkin and the eagle firm. and mpc is a winner in that situation and not a loser. let's go to robyn in california. >> hi, jim. booyah i read that arising christmas shopping is expected this year. mattel or other kid oriented stocks, whether they rise during the holiday season and what you think they will do this year. >> the
checking us out on facebook. back in haf hour. an rc robotic claw. my high school science teacher made me what i am today. our science teacher helped us build it. ♪ now i'm a geologist at chevron, and i get to help science teachers. it has four servo motors and a wireless microcontroller. over the last three years we've put nearly 100 million dollars into american education. that's thousands of kids learning to love science. ♪ isn't that cool? and that's pretty cool. ♪ ♪ >>> that's psy's gangnam style. it turned him into an overnight sensation here in the u.s. guess what. he's back home now in south korea. and as you can see, his fans loved him there. we're going to hear from psy about his triumphant home coming in a little while. >> why not. why do you think we do these stories? there's only one reason. >> to embarrass me. >> well, to embarrass ourselves and to get you to do the gangnam style. >> no. >> we need a hash tag, matt does the gangnam style today. >> you hold your breath and we'll see what happens. >> in the meantime, we'll move on. >>> we're going to meet a couple who
the latest science at the institute of medicine which determined the appropriate amount of calories. you know, savannah, the white house pints out that most students 850 calories will be enough, and we're talking about fighting incidents of obesity. >> for student athletes if it's a concern they can bring a snack from home. mara schiavocampo, thanks very much. >> coming up next, brian williams with mitt romney talking about what romney would do to fix our schools, right after this. [ phil ] i have a toyota camry hybrid. [ man ] tell me about that. [ phil ] katie and i talked about really committing to making a difference in the amount of gas that we use. she was using 8 to 10 tankfuls. i was using 5 tankfuls. now i use one tankful a month, and she may use about two. it drives like a sports car. it handles very well. people are a little surprised that a hybrid zipped by them the way that i do. [ male announcer ] see phil's story and more at the camry effect. camry from toyota. a kraft homestyle mac & cheese bowl. it's yours for a mere 30 minutes of a pg-13 movie. [ alien noises ] [ male announ
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